About this Episode:
Priscilla speaks with Gary Kennedy on the subtly of ageism, gender bias and the accessibility of services, and addressing barriers to adequate care for an aging population.
Dr. Gary Kennedy is the Vice Chair for Education and Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Director of the Division of Geriatric Psychiatry and Fellowship Training Program at Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
Dr. Kennedy’s research has focused on areas including the epidemiology of depression and dementia; mental health care in nursing homes, primary care sites and in the community; and novel communications approaches between health care providers. His research has been supported by many organizations including the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute; the National Institute on Aging; the Resnick Gerontology Center; the United Jewish Appeal-Federation; the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; The New York Foundation for Elder Care; and The Atlantic Philanthropies.
He has authored numerous publications on late-life mental health and has given numerous invited presentations to educational, scientific, and public policy organizations in the United States and abroad. He is a Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and since 1992, he has been listed as one of The Best Doctors in America.
The APA Citation for this Episode:
Wilson, P. (Producer). (2019, December 16). EP142: The Intersectionality of Ageism and Sexism – Addressing Biases and Best Practices with Gary Kennedy [Audio Podcast]. The Thoughtful Counselor. Retrieved from http://thethoughtfulcounselor.com/?p=227404.